Lindsey, Robert L.


Lindsey, Robert L.

Robert L. Lindsey is noted as a proprietor of the Model Steam Laundry and "general manager, co-founder, and attorney" for the Durham Public Service Company from 1899-1949.

He was noted as "a Durham man by birth" and a member of the Board of Aldermen, representing the second ward. Also general manager and president of the Durham Traction Company. His great nephew notes:  "he was an avid golfer. As president of the West End Land Co. he lead development  Club Boulevard . Robert was also a charter member of Hope Valley Country Club. He served as president of the chamber of Commerce as well as the board of Watts Hospital.


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